Want to win a PS4? Go Premium and enter to win our High-Tech Treats giveaway. Enter to Win

x
?
Solved

Pagefile Question - 2008 R2

Posted on 2012-04-04
5
Medium Priority
?
768 Views
Last Modified: 2012-04-13
Does the pagefile.sys clear after a reboot in Windows 2008 r2?
0
Comment
Question by:earlyriser99
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 3
5 Comments
 
LVL 59

Accepted Solution

by:
Darius Ghassem earned 2000 total points
ID: 37808323
By default no the page file does not get cleared.

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/314834
0
 

Author Comment

by:earlyriser99
ID: 37808365
Is it a good idea to clear it on a win2k8r2 server?
0
 
LVL 59

Expert Comment

by:Darius Ghassem
ID: 37808533
You can clear the pagefile for security purposes those are the only benefits.

http://www.vistax64.com/tutorials/157323-virtual-memory-paging-file-clear-shutdown.html

You can set a GPO to clear as well but I usually do reg fix but GPO can handle as well
0
 
LVL 59

Expert Comment

by:Darius Ghassem
ID: 37829180
Why a B? I answered the question.
0

Featured Post

Concerto Cloud for Software Providers & ISVs

Can Concerto Cloud Services help you focus on evolving your application offerings, while delivering the best cloud experience to your customers? From DevOps to revenue models and customer support, the answer is yes!

Learn how Concerto can help you.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

A procedure for exporting installed hotfix details of remote computers using powershell
Resolving an irritating Remote Desktop connection that stops your saved credentials from being used.
This tutorial will walk an individual through the steps necessary to enable the VMware\Hyper-V licensed feature of Backup Exec 2012. In addition, how to add a VMware server and configure a backup job. The first step is to acquire the necessary licen…
With the advent of Windows 10, Microsoft is pushing a Get Windows 10 icon into the notification area (system tray) of qualifying computers. There are many reasons for wanting to remove this icon. This two-part Experts Exchange video Micro Tutorial s…

618 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question